Western countries rallied around Kyiv when Russia invaded Ukraine in February, but more than four months into the war, that unity is being tested as soaring inflation and energy shortages rebound on their own citizens.
Russian forces have captured several settlements near the embattled cities of Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk in the Luhansk region, the regional governor and Ukraine's general staff said.
A Russian oil refinery close to the border was struck by two drones flying from the direction of Ukraine on Wednesday, according to the facility, causing a ball of flame and black smoke to billow into the sky and forcing the plant to halt operations.
The detention of a local legislator charged with degrading the country's military after his criticism of Russia's military activity in Ukraine was prolonged by a court in Moscow on Tuesday.
There is life amid the ruins in Ukraine, but there are so many ruins, and life is so fraught. A war that began in winter has extended through spring. In the course of the last week, Associated Press photographers captured images of ruins and ruined lives in Ukraine.
Russia’s annual event to tout its investment opportunities this year was shadowed by the stern international sanctions imposed on the country after the Kremlin sent troops into Ukraine four months earlier, and by the extensive disapproval of foreign businesses, which have suspended operations or pulled out entirely, leaving Russian shopping centers pocked with dark, shuttered stores.
After weeks of bloody battles and persistent defense by outgunned Ukrainian soldiers, Russia’s forces are likely to be severely depleted of both men and equipment.
After failing to take the capital Kyiv early on in the war, Russian forces have focused efforts in recent weeks on trying to take complete control of the Donbas
The Danish Armed Forces reported a Russian destroyer repeatedly breached Danish territorial seas north of the Baltic Sea island of Bornholm, where a democracy festival with high officials and business people was taking place.
Ukraine aims to implement a visa regime for Russian citizens, according to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
On Wednesday, a United Nations commission set up to investigate suspected war crimes in Ukraine during the Russian invasion said it had yet to make contact with Russia.
Life can be pretty sweet for a non-aligned state as long as a superpower like the US guarantees its survival.
The Russian foreign ministry announced on Tuesday that scores of British journalists, media representatives, and defence officials have been barred from entering the country.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting in the Netherlands with a small group of alliance leaders to discuss Russia's war in Ukraine and to prepare for a summit in Spain later this month.
The war in Ukraine began on February 24. Schools and colleges were shut. Students fled their homes to different countries. Amid the destruction, some students posed for their graduation photos in the backdrop of war.
According to the latest data released on Tuesday by the European Union's drug agency, drug trafficking and usage are returning to pre-pandemic levels across the union.
The outlook for already inflated global food prices was grim even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February – due to post-pandemic global demand, extreme weather, tightening food stocks, high energy prices, supply chain bottlenecks and export restrictions and taxes. The conflict has dramatically worsened the outlook and has sent food inflation rates spiking around the world.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has alarmed Finland, which shares a 1,300 km border with Russia. During World War-2, it fought two wars against the Soviet Union which cost it a tenth of its territory. About 100,000 Finns were killed
As of June 2, millions of people living in Ukraine have left the country to seek shelter from Russian aggression, either permanently or temporarily. Most of the people fleeing have crossed over at the Polish border.
The war that poses biggest threat to world peace in recent memory, is threatening the global economic recovery and has redrawn the world energy map entered its 100th day on June 3. Read on to find out how did we get to this point
Life in Moscow and St. Petersburg remains largely normal as Russia’s military operation in Ukraine enters its 15th week.
After abandoning its assault on Kyiv, Russia is pressing on in the east and south in the face of mounting sanctions and a fierce Ukrainian counter-offensive bolstered by Western arms.
The conflict unleashed by Russian President Vladimir Putin defies statistics. It is a story best told in unsparing images of human suffering and resilience.
During a telephone chat with his Canadian counterpart Melanie Joly on Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar discussed the "misuse" of freedom and the perils of extremism. The two foreign ministers also discussed the Indo-Pacific region and the global implications of the Ukraine war, as well as ways to strengthen bilateral ties.
Russian troops fought to take complete control of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on June 1 as the United States said it would provide Ukraine with advanced rockets to help Kiev force Moscow to negotiate an end to the war.